Car Care Tips

May 2018

Portage Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Any Portage driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Portage residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this i... Read More

The Tuffy Portage Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

Your browser does not support the video tag. The automotive professionals at Tuffy Portage would like to give Portage drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day.  Fluids such as, oil, coolant and tr... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Your browser does not support the video tag. Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all Portage residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers... Read More

Breathe Deep in Portage With a New Cabin Air Filter

Your browser does not support the video tag. Poor interior air quality is nothing to sneeze at, and Portage auto owners might be interested to know that more and more new cars are coming equipped with a cabin air filter. Check your vehicle owner's manual, but they typically need to be re... Read More

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